Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

Three new Orange BOE members are sworn in

ORANGE, NJ — Sueann Gravesande, Guadalupe Cabido and Shawneque Johnson were sworn in to the applause of families and friends at the Orange Board of Education reorganization at Orange Preparatory Academy on Monday, Jan. 6. “Tonight is a swearing-in ceremony for three new school board members on the Orange School Board,” Essex County Clerk Chris […]

Congregation giving back to community

Congregation giving back to community

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Christ Episcopal Church in Glen Ridge has embarked on a novel way for a house of worship to fulfill its mission of giving back to the community: the Epiphany Project. On Jan. 5, the Epiphany Sunday, checks for $200 were distributed to congregants who had pledged an annual donation, or tithe, […]

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

Irvington hosts workshop for upcoming 2020 census

IRVINGTON, NJ — In preparation for the 2020 census, the Irvington Interfaith Sub-Committee hosted a workshop at the First Congregational Church in Irvington on Thursday, Jan. 9, for the township’s faith leaders to get the word out and help ensure that everyone is aware of this huge event. The first “Make Irvington Count 2020 Census” […]

Capt. Rannou named 2019 Firefighter of the Year

Capt. Rannou named 2019 Firefighter of the Year

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Fire Department named Capt. Richard Rannou its 2019 Firefighter of the Year in a Dec. 30 ceremony. Rannou, a 20-year veteran and 1988 Bloomfield High School graduate, was chosen by Fire Chief Lou Venezia based on a number of criteria, including valor, customer service, loyalty, dedication to duty, productivity, professionalism […]

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

Orange mayor and councilwoman partner up to spread holiday cheer

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange Democratic Committee members weren’t the only ones spreading holiday cheer and giving back to the community on Saturday, Dec. 21. While the committee hosted its annual coat drive, Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten were on a separate mission to give back to Orange residents. Traveling to visit […]

Newly-elected Board of Education staffed with veterans

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A group of seasoned board members reorganized into the Bloomfield Board of Education on Thursday, Jan. 2, and were quickly hailed by re-elected president Jill Fischman as an veteran group that will require no training. A reorganization meeting deals chiefly with the swearing-in of newly elected members and annual appointments. Although the […]